While many parents and caregivers believe teens spend too much time on smartphones, video games and social media, a Michigan State University researcher says not to worry about screen time.
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Five New Insights into the COVID-19 Pandemic’s Effects on Eating and Health
The COVID-19 pandemic affected people at all stages of life from seniors to newborns. New studies presented at NUTRITION 2022 LIVE ONLINE examine the causes and effects of COVID-19-related food insecurity, how the pandemic affected breastfeeding practices and more.
A quarter of world’s Internet users rely on infrastructure at high risk of attack
About a quarter of the world’s Internet users live in countries that are more susceptible than previously thought to targeted attacks on their Internet infrastructure. Many of the at-risk countries are located in the Global South.
Iowa State University and partners receive major National Science Foundation research grant to drive innovation in rural broadband connectivity
Funded by the U.S. National Science Foundation, a consortium of industry partners, and the U.S. Department of Agriculture’s National Institute of Food and Agriculture, the new regional testbed will focus on wireless research to enable high-throughput, universal and affordable rural broadband.
Internet access spending in public school districts increases test scores, but also disciplinary problems, study shows
In a new study from the University of Notre Dame, researchers quantify how school district connectivity increases test scores, but underscore the dark side of technology — increased behavior problems.
UChicago receives $1.2 million grant to tackle lack of internet access across Chicago
In a new project funded by a $1.2 million grant from data.org, University of Chicago Computer Science Professor Nick Feamster will lead a team of UChicago researchers pinpointing gaps in digital infrastructure, from the lack of cable or fiber connectivity to a spotty video streaming session.